Job: Crop Farm Specialist at Pierce CD

From the Pierce Conservation District (Washington State) website: Nature & Purpose of the Position The position of Crop Farm Specialist exists to assist both organic and conventional crop farm owners and operators in Pierce County in planning and applying natural resource conservation practices using State Natural Resource Conservation […]

Job: Field Ecologist with Inland Empire RCD

From the IERCD website: Field Ecologist The Field Ecologist reports to and serves under the direct supervision of the District Manager and is responsible for assisting with habitat restoration tasks including maintenance and monitoring of IERCD mitigation and conservation easement sites. Habitat restoration tasks include invasive plant removal, […]

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Hugh Hammond Bennett

Carrying out an effective nationwide soil conservation program is not a simple matter in a large country of diversified characteristics and interests.

Charles E. Kellogg, 1938

Essentially, all life depends upon the soil … There can be no life without soil and no soil without life; they have evolved together.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

In other words, the treatment must fit not only the needs and adaptabilities of the land but the needs and adaptabilities of the farmer as well.